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Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

David McCreery

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the development of the state, the nation, and the economy on the far western frontier of Brazil during the period of the Brazilian Empire. The author argues that the province of ... More


Introduction: A Province on the Edge of the Modern World

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the history of the province of Goiás, Brazil during the period from 1822 to 1889. The book explores state structure, state ... More


State Structure

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the state structure of the province of Goiás, Brazil during the period from 1822–1889, describing the manifestations of central government power in the province, such as the ... More


State Power

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of state power in Goiás, Brazil and evaluates the effectiveness of state institutions in protecting the settler populations from real or potential threats, ... More


Industry, Commerce, and Communications

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of commerce and industry in Goiás, Brazil, highlights the failed development of basic industries such as textiles and iron production, and describes the structure ... More


Agriculture and Food Supply

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of agriculture and food supply in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that the inhabitants of colonial and early nineteenth-century Goiás favored gold mining over ... More


Stock Raising

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of livestock raising in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that although the province's abundant land and scarce labor favored raising cattle, this industry failed due to ... More


Land

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of land ownership in Goiás, Brazil and evaluates the impact of the Land Law of 1850/1854, citing a historian's comment that the law undermined the authority of the ... More


Work

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the types of work and efforts at labor mobilization and control in Goiás, Brazil. It explains that the lack of suitability of the “national worker” for a modern Brazil was a ... More


Conclusions

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of the province of Goiás, Brazil during the period from 1822 to 1889. It suggests that the effectiveness of the provincial ... More


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